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MBG Research Groups

Molecular Biology and Genetics faculty play key leadership roles in several University-wide research groups, including the Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics, the Center for Vertebrate Genomics, and the Cornell DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination Group.

Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics (3CPG)

The Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics (3CPG) is an interdisciplinary center established to foster research, education, and outreach in comparative and population genomics at Cornell University. Faculty from more than a dozen departments comprise the center and have research interests spanning the basic and applied sciences, including applications in agriculture, medicine, and environmental science. Learn More


Center for Vertebrate Genomics (CVG)

The Center for Vertebrate Genomics provides financial support for various activities, such as training fellowships for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers; teaching opportunities in Genomics; seed funding for research projects; travel to meetings and conferences; monthly Vertebrate Genomics lunch meetings featuring member research presentations; subsidy for next generation sequencing; and an annual symposium. Learn More


R3 Group – DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination

The R3 group is composed of Cornell scientists interested in mechanisms of DNA replication, repair, and recombination in various organisms. In addition to hosting seminars and events, the group meets twice each month in one of a dozen member laboratories. Learn More